The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 97 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Lync 30 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.41% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.16% 3.19% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 7
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £79,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 408 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.64% 19.15% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 365 367 326
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,950 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (62.96%) Windows
5 31 (57.41%) MCSE
5 31 (57.41%) MCITP
5 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
5 31 (57.41%) Office 365
6 30 (55.56%) Unified Communications
6 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 27 (50.00%) VMware
8 26 (48.15%) MCTS
9 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
12 18 (33.33%) Project Management
12 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (29.63%) Migration
15 15 (27.78%) MCSA
15 15 (27.78%) SAN
15 15 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
16 14 (25.93%) Technical Analysis
16 14 (25.93%) NAS
16 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (25.93%) Degree
17 10 (18.52%) Citrix
17 10 (18.52%) MS Office
18 8 (14.81%) CCA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
4 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (57.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Unified Communications
2 15 (27.78%) SAN
3 14 (25.93%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) PBX
4 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) Intranet
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) Extranet
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Consultant
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 14 (25.93%) Exchange Consultant
4 11 (20.37%) Architect
5 8 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Exchange Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Clustering
1 1 (1.85%) iPhone
1 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Project Management
2 16 (29.63%) Migration
3 14 (25.93%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Use Case
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) B2B
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) Document Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (57.41%) MCSE
2 31 (57.41%) MCITP
3 26 (48.15%) MCTS
4 15 (27.78%) MCSA
5 14 (25.93%) Degree
6 8 (14.81%) CCA
6 8 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (14.81%) CCEE
7 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.56%) CCNP
11 1 (1.85%) CCNA
11 1 (1.85%) MCP
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
3 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
2 5 (9.26%) SCVMM
2 5 (9.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
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